Ron Paul Weekly Column

NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But Will Congress Save the Program Anyway?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 11, 2015     NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But Will Congress Save the Program Anyway?   This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, […]

US resorts to Illegality To Protect Failed Policies

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler Paul Craig   US resorts to Illegality To Protect Failed Policies   In a blatant and massive market intervention, the price of gold was smashed on Friday. Right after the Comex opened on Friday morning 7,008 paper gold contracts representing 20 tonnes of gold were dumped […]

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It Is Illegal To Feed The Homeless In Cities All Over The United States

Source: By Michael Snyder   It Is Illegal To Feed The Homeless In Cities All Over The United States   What would you do if a police officer threatened to arrest you for trying to share a sandwich with a desperately hungry homeless woman that really needed it?  Such a notion sounds absolutely bizarre, […]

Texas construction workers: 40 hours a week, living in poverty 3

Source: By Equal Voice News Texas is one of the largest and most important construction markets in the country. It’s driving the industry at a time when much of the country is still tenuously recovering from the recession. But a recent investigation has uncovered hundreds of examples of illegal and hazardous workplace practices at […]

Texas construction workers: 40 hours a week, living in poverty

Fed Siege On Another Family Farm 5

The assault by government agencies against another family farm, which in this case has been ongoing for quite some time.  Sadly this is not that uncommon in our time with over regulation, government power and land grabs while pushing policies such as the United Nations Agenda 21. History and updates on the Bakers Green Acres […]

Congressman Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech to Congress (Video & Transcript)

A true statesman and humanitarian, Dr. Ron Paul, simply states the road we are on verses the road we should be on, explaining both consequences and rewards.  I feel no individual in office can fill his mighty shoes, but that is not necessary, as the time is now to advance the cause of Freedom and […]

Judge Andrew Napolitano on The Jerry Doyle Show – Growing Government Intrusion

Source: By Judge Andrew Napolitano | Judge Napolitano, a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, is the senior judicial analyst at Fox News Channel. He is author of It Is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government Is Wrong and Lies the Government Told You and others.   Judge Napolitano talks […]

House passes Homeland Security bill with meaningless anti-abortion rider

Source: By Muriel Kane   Republicans in the House of Representatives attached an anti-abortion rider to a Homeland Security spending bill Thursday. The provision would do nothing to change existing policy and is unlikely to make it past the Senate, but it is seen as sending an election-year message to the lawmakers’ conservative constituents. […]

Colombians uprooted by illegal mining – rights group

Source: By Anastasia Moloney   BOGOTA (AlertNet) – Rebel forces and criminal gangs fighting for a stake in Colombia’s mining boom are forcing growing numbers of people to flee their homes, a leading rights group has said. Rising silver and gold prices along with increasing coal and oil production in the South American nation, […]

Marijuana initiative could make or break Obama in Colorado

Source: Sat, 2 Jun 2012 13:00 GMT Source: reuters // Reuters   * About half of all Americans say they favor legalization * Advocates say legal pot could boost tax revenues, jobs * State, federal government laws must still be reconciled * Tax revenues would be used in part to rebuild schools By Samuel […]

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Highway Checkpoints Illegal

Source: By Paul Joseph Watson Roadblocks targeted motorists who refused to display sticker Warrantless checkpoints in the city of Liberty, Kentucky that were used by authorities to interrogate drivers who refused to display a sticker in their vehicle have been ruled unconstitutional by the Kentucky Supreme Court. Residents who refused to buy the $10 […]

Fast and Furious: The Hidden History of the Drug War

Source: Posted by Corbett As US troops deploy to the Mexican border to deal with the fallout of Fast and Furious, details continue to emerge about this flagrantly illegal operation to arm Mexican drug lords in a supposed sting operation. But as veteran investigative journalist Bill Conroy points out, operations like this were going […]